Tag Archives: media support of US foreign policy

NY Times Pours Linguistic Gasoline on North Korean-U.S. Negotiations

by KJ Noh

On the heels of the historic June 12th Trump-Kim Singapore Summit that de-escalated tensions between North Korea and the United States, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made his third visit to North Korea to move the negotiations for denuclearization and security on the peninsula forward. He met with his North Korean counterpart, Vice Chair of the Party Central Committee, Kim Young Chol, on July 6 and 7, for intensive negotiations. At the end of the meeting, on leaving Pyongyang, Secretary Pompeo declared that the summit had been conducted in good faith and that he had “made progress on almost all central matters.” Without divulging details, he stated there was more work to be done, which would be continued by working groups on both sides and that a follow up meeting had been scheduled.

USA | Media Support US Violence Against Syria, but Long for More

by Gregory Shupak

Corporate media outlets were glad that the US, France and Britain bombed Syria in violation of international law (FAIR.org, 4/18/18), but lamented what they see as a dearth of US violence in the country.

Venezuela | Venezuela After the Constituent Assembly Elections, Conciliation or Revolution?

By Jorge Martin

Even before the National Election Council had announced the results of Sunday’s Constituent Assembly elections in Venezuela, the opposition and western imperialism had already declared there had been massive fraud and that they would not recognise the legitimacy of the Assembly. Since then, they have piled up pressure on all fronts. What is to be done?

UK | US, Palau and Ukraine Fail to Condemn Nazism

by James Tweedie

EU states also abstain on motion aimed at Kiev and the Baltics


THE US and Ukraine were left isolated at the United Nations on Thursday night as they opposed condemning the glorification of nazism.

USA | 1953—2002—2016: Syria and the Reemergence of McCarthyism

Whenever the U.S. wants to go to war, opponents are accused of being apologists for dictators. The debate over Syria will be no different.

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